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    Seattle
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    Sailing, Flying, Fishing

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  1. zks7, Having owned a Tiger for a few years, I too had engine issues in the beginning. Replacing the carb fixed 99% of the m. After changing it out, every time we put the boat away for more than 1 night we ran the fuel out by simply disconnecting the fuel line and letting the engine die. This keeps the fuel from varnishing the inside of the bowl/jets/ect while it sits. We also used the Quicksilver fuel additive to fight off the ethanol issues. We never had any issues after doing those steps. As far as ventilation to the engine compartment, I would put my hand over the vent exha
  2. Post a pic of it. It is probably cosmetic (bog cracks). I got fed up repairing ours and just cut a slice off! Yep, it looks like just bog cracking. It's really quite minor. Ours was delaminating as well. All the strength is in the steel internals so it should not be an issue to just grind and fill. Whilst you're at it, we'd recommend replacing the OEM bolts that hold the bracket on the stern. The OEM ones are fully threaded which can eat into the fibreglass and allow movement. Replace with shanked bolts. Oh and then there's the bottom pintle the cassette pin goes through... it sees most of
  3. Great, that's good to hear. Ill grind it out and fix it. I think the lower bolts have already been changed to shanked ones. Ill check the uppers...
  4. Post a pic of it. It is probably cosmetic (bog cracks). I got fed up repairing ours and just cut a slice off!
  5. Anybody have an OEM cassette lying around they'd be willing to part with? I recently picked up a FT10m and there is some cracking on the bottom of the cassette. Looking to put money into sails before pulling the trigger on the Betts rudder.. Cheers.
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